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decorticate


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decorticate  \De*cor"ti*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Decorticated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Decorticating}.]  [L. 
  decorticatus  p.  p.  of  decorticare  to  bark;  de-  +  cortex 
  bark.] 
  To  divest  of  the  bark,  husk,  or  exterior  coating;  to  husk;  to 
  peel;  to  hull.  ``Great  barley  dried  and  decorticated.'' 
  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decorticate 
  v  :  remove  the  outer  layer  of  "decorticate  a  tree  branch" 




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